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Meaning of “sin” - Learner’s Dictionary

sin

verb [I]     /sɪn/ ( present participle sinning, past tense and past participle sinned)
to do something that is against the rules of a religionSin
sinner noun [C] someone who does something against the rules of a religionSin
Translations of “sin”
in Korean 죄를 짓다…
in Arabic يَأثَم…
in Portuguese pecar…
in Catalan pecar…
in Japanese 罪を犯す…
in Italian peccare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犯戒律, 犯過失…
in Russian грешить…
in Turkish günah işlemek, günaha girmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犯戒律, 犯过失…
in Polish grzeszyć…
(Definition of sin verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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